A beautiful reproduction of an amazing book by Hon. Emily Lawless, written in 1891. More than 75 original illustrations meticulously recreated from the original. Covers Irish history from the primeval period to about 1870. Early migrations, the ice age, flora and fauna, first inhabitants, Formorians, Firbolgs, Moytura Cong, Tuatha-da-Danaans, the Scoto-Keltic invasion, credibility of the Annals, Irish legends, pre-Christian Ireland, St. Patrick, monasteries, Vikings, Columbia, Iona, Brian becomes king, Strongbow, Anglo-Normans, Henry II, civil war, King Meath, Ulster, Palatine lords, Edward the Bruce in Ireland, King Richard, the Kildares, King John, Kilkenny Statute, plantations, Shane O’Neill, Desmond, Carew, Perrot, Desmond, Yellow Ford, Essex, Tyrone, Strafford, civil war again, Cromwell, Act of Settlement, oppression, William, James, Limerick, Flood, Grattan, Irish volunteers, oak boys, steel boys, Wolfe Tone, Fitzwilliam, Union, Catholic Emancipation, “Young Ireland,” Famine, struggles, more.